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Roo Track and Field Heads To Three Meets in Weekend Action
UMKC Athletics 4-18-2018
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The UMKC track & field teams head to a trio of events this week when it sends student-athletes to the Mt. SAC Relays and Bryan Clay Invitational in California and to the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan.

The decathlon kicks-off the Kansas Relays on Wednesday, with the event running through Saturday in Lawrence.

In California, meanwhile, the Roos will have distance runners competing on Thursday in the Bryan Clay Invitational in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and in the 10,000-meter run in the Mt. SAC Relays.

UMKC at Bryan Clay Invitational
Meet Information: Information
Date: Apr. 19
Live Stream: Stream
Live Results: Results
Venue:  Cougar Athletic Stadium
Location: Azusa, Calif.
Host:  Azusa Pacific

UMKC at Mt. SAC Relays
Meet Information: Information
Date: Apr. 19
Stream: Stream
Event Program: Program
Venue:  Murdock Stadium
Location: Torrance, Calif.
Host:  Mt. SAC

UMKC at 91st Kansas Relays
Meet Information: Information
Date: Apr. 19-21
Live Stream: Stream (Thur. – Sat.)
Live Video: ESPN3 (Sat., 3 p.m.)
Live Results: Results
Event Program: Program
Venue:  Rock Chalk ParkLocation: Lawrence, Kan.
Host:  Kansas

Last Time Out: The UMKC track & field teams continued their 2018 outdoor season this weekend when they competed in the weather shortened K.T. Woodman Classic in Wichita, Kan.

Christy Nell led the Roos in the event, as she claimed the title in the pole vault with a mark of 3.77 meters, while for the men, Luke Woodall placed fifth with a height of 4.51 meters.

In the jumps, Traci Mills won her section in both the triple jump and long jump with marks of 11.62 meters and 5.69 meters, respectively.  Leyla Edwards added a fourth in the triple jump (11.00m) and fifth in the long jump (5.10m), while Jayla Riggins finished third in the long jump (5.18m).

On the men’s side, Jeremy Harr won his section of the long jump at 6.61 meters and finished second in the triple jump at 13.98 meters, while Terrence Williams placed second in the long jump at 6.16 meters and third in the triple jump at 12.67 meters.  In the other section, Christopher Bryan placed third in the long jump with a mark of 6.92 meters.

Up Next: The Blue & Gold will be back in action when they head to Joplin, Mo., for the Bob Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational on Apr. 27.

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